MTGA Announces 2011 Allied Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

  For immediate release Contact:Lara Durben,763/682-2171 or lara@minnesotaturkey.com PHOTO – BOB PETERSEN (Buffalo, MN) … A well-known “turkey specialist” from Belgrade, MN was honored for his many years of service to Minnesota’s turkey industry atthe Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) Summer Meeting earlier this month in Red Wing, MN. Bob Petersen, retired from Willmar Poultry […]

Turkey To Go Opens at Target Field for 2011 Twins Season

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release Contacts: Drew Levin, Turkey To Go  | (352) 246-8321 |  drewlevin68@gmail.com Steve Olson, MTGA |  (763) 682-2171  | steve@minnesotaturkey.com Turkey To Go Opens at Target Field for 2011 Minnesota Twins Season (March 29, 2011) … Turkey To Go, known for its concession at the Minnesota State Fair, mobile food truck […]

MTGA Welcomes New Allied Director to Board

For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben – (763) 682-2171 or lara@minnesotaturkey.com       (Buffalo, MN )  … The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) has appointed Errol Lagred of Best Veterinary Solutions, Willmar, Minn., as the newest Allied Director to its Board. Lagred has spent many years in the turkey industry, first as a farm […]

MTGA Executive Director Honored for 10 Years of Service

      For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben – (763) 682-2171 or lara@minnesotaturkey.com Photo – Steve Olson (Buffalo, MN ) … The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) has honored Steve Olson, Executive Director of the organization, for his 10 years of service and employment. “I’ve gotten to know Steve well over the past several […]

MTGA Announces Ranelius Scholarship Recipients

        For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben – (763) 682-2171 orlara@minnesotaturkey.com Photo – Breanna Wimmler (Katie Zenk not pictured) (Buffalo, MN )… The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) presented two Ranelius Scholarship awards to worthy college students at its annual meeting on March 16 in St. Paul, Minn. This is a competitive […]

MTGA Announces 2011 Ranelius Award Recipient

    For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben – (763) 682-2171 or lara@minnesotaturkey.com Photo – Russ Christianson (Buffalo, MN )… The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) presented its prestigious Ranelius Award to Russ Christianson, General Manager of Northern Pride Cooperative in Thief River Falls, Minn., at its annual meeting on March 16 in St. Paul. “The […]

Minnesota Turkey Promoters of the Year Announced

  For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben – (763) 682-2171 or lara@minnesotaturkey.com Photo – Candy Freeman Photo – Marilyn McAlpine (Buffalo, MN )… The Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council (MTRPC) has honored Candy Freeman of Melrose High School, Melrose, Minn., and Marilyn McAlpine, retired MTRPC Certified Home Economist, Stillwater, Minn., with the “Turkey Promoter […]

Outgoing MTGA Board Directors Honored for Service

      For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben – (763) 682-2171 or lara@minnesotaturkey.com Photo – Kim Gorans Photo – Gregg Veldman   (Buffalo, MN)…Kim Gorans of Willmar, Minn., and Gregg Veldman of Becker, Minn., were honored by the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) for their many years of service to the organization’s Board of Directors […]

MN Turkey Council Board Election Results Announced

        For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben, (763) 682-2171 orlara@minnesotaturkey.com Directors Hail from Redwood Falls, Roseau, Little Falls, Willmar and Cokato (Buffalo, MN)…Five people have been elected to the 16-member Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council (MTRPC) Board of Directors according to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA), the agency responsible for […]